70 years of experience in the production of die casting machines
Since founded in 1946 by Adamo Pasotti, IDRA has always been the technological reference point for the die casting of non ferrous alloys in Italy, in Europe and worldwide.
During all the long life of IDRA’s activities, passion, competence and ongoing research are the elements that have marked the innovative solutions, with high reliability and high quality in every production phase.
Reliability, sturdiness, innovative technology and ease of use and maintenance of all products are the result of the IDRA technicians’ work, characterized by a strong human factor. Starting from the casting of aluminum alloys, up to those of zinc, magnesium and brass, IDRA has demonstrated the value of their know-how through a long process of growth punctuated by important goals, as evidenced by the numerous machines still in operation around the world for over 50 years.
Many successes ready to witness and tell the long journey of a brand imprinted in the heart of the die casting world.
In 2008 IDRA was strategically acquired by LK Technology Holding Ltd, a multinational company able to position itself as a world leader through multiple holdings, of which the most important is L.K. Machinery.
2018: General manager Riccardo Ferrario announces that Idra has got the first order in the world for one OL 5500 CS HPDC machine. IDRA is again the first company worldwide that can offer Giga presses on the market. The era of the Giga press begins.
Today IDRA produces the largest machines in the world, 5.500 ton and 6.200 ton, 8.000 ton and now 9.000 ton presses.
First 2.000 tons machine.
First 3.200 tons machine.
First automatic die clamping.
First 4.000 tons machine.
First installation in the USA.
Idra Prince acquisition.
Idra Inject Computer II (supervision system).
2 plans cold chamber machine.
New plant opened in Travagliato Brescia.
New OL S product line.
New exclusivity closed loop control with Parker TDP.
NOX technology for structural castings.
New INJECT COMPUTER 3.0 64bit Supervisor launched with ICONICS.
IDRA Celebrates 70 years.
Industry 4.0 - fully integrated and sensorized DCM cell.
First in Industry New
IDRA OL 5500 CS is officially introduced.
First in Industry New
IDRA OL 6200 CS is confirmed.
New Guarding system launched.
Birth of GigaPress.
Car Manufactory Revolution.
23 GigaPress Sold Globally.
One of the major manufacturers of die casting machines in Europe, China and the world, the brand is recognized globally as a byword for quality and reliability.
More about Idra Group
Vision & Mission
IDRA stands for the continuous development and production of high-performance machines and their automation.
Innovation, proven know-how and experience are what distinguishes a leader from a follower.
Facts & Numers
More than 2000 customers worldwide and 15,560 machines produced: growth never happens by chance.
IDRA quality. ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certified.